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2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,095
2011 Dodge Nitro
Detonator 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,364
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic
No Expert Reviews
2011 Dodge Nitro
Detonator 4WD

The 2011 Dodge Nitro looks like it has been working out—with flared fe...

The Good: The 2011 Dodge Nitro offers an aggressively styled SUV at a reasonable...

The Bad: Despite its hulking, bulky exterior and smoldering, dark gray interior...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic
No User Reviews
2011 Dodge Nitro
Detonator 4WD
20
Raul writes:
Could use more horse power. Drove nice
Front Seats Ranked 2011 Honda Pilot EX worse.
"Front seats were ok"
Value Ranked 2011 Honda Pilot EX better.
"Felt comfortable"
Trenton writes:
Ehh....and it’s just exactly that. Granted it’s an SUV, but the gas mileage is okay at best, after 110K mi...
30
jimusedcar writes:
Little leg room in back seat. Good power, guts seam a little on the cheap side

Specs

2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic
2011 Dodge Nitro
Detonator 4WD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
4X4
Fuel Economy, City --
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
21 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
260 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque --
265 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
Cylinders --
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10.3:1
Displacement --
4,000 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.78 in x 3.58 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 2 stars --
Front Crash Overall 2 stars --
Front Crash Driver 3 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 2 stars --
Side Crash Overall 4 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 1 stars --
Rollover 3 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.8 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 38.8 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 26.1 cu ft 32.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,150 lbs 1,150 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 176.9 in 178.9 in
Width 72.3 in 73.1 in
Height 70.2 in 70.5 in
Wheelbase 106.1 in 108.8 in

Available Options

2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic
2011 Dodge Nitro
Detonator 4WD

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